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Ag committee rejects crop insurance cuts

Posted October 29, 2015 House Agriculture Committee members state there will be no cuts to the crop insurance program in...

ND Voted to Lift Corporate Dairy Farming Ban

–> Posted March 19, 2015 House lawmakers voted to relax North Dakota’s anti-corporate farming law, which could set the precedent for...

Bigger Subsidies Projected Under Farm Bill Program

Posted March 10, 2015 The new farm programs for grain and oilseed farmers will pay them up to $7 billion...

Anti-Corporate Farming Bill Reaches ND Ag Committee

Posted March 4, 2015 The North Dakota House Agriculture Committee will vote on the proposed changes to the state’s anti-corporate...

WOTUS Joint Committee Hearing Set for Feb 4

Posted January 26, 2015 The House and Senate committees have set a joint Feb. 4 hearing on the Environmental Protection...

Committee Delays Mega Farm Bill Vote

Posted January 13, 2015 The Indiana Senate Agriculture Committee delayed a bill vote that would give the state more power...

Stabenow to Create Foreign Acquisitions Legislation

–> Posted September 17, 2014 Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow is developing new legislation to change how the government reviews...

Stabenow Awarded WFP’s Highest Honor

Posted September 12, 2014 Debbie Stabenow, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman, was awarded the World Food Program USA’s McGovern-Dole Leadership Award,...

Stabenow to Conduct Committee Hearing July 23

Posted July 23, 2014 Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene...

Stabenow to Convene First Child Nutrition Reauthorization Hearing

Posted June 6, 2014   Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene...

House and Senate Negotiators Announce Agreement on Final Farm Bill

Posted January 27, 2014   This evening, negotiators from the U.S. House and Senate announced a bipartisan agreement on a five-year...

Looking Forward to a Farm Bill

Posted January 8, 2014   While Congress has been on break for the holidays, key members of the farm bill conference...

Farm Bill Framework May be Announced This Week

Posted December 10, 2013   After months of negotiations, farm bill conferees are close to a deal that would clear the...

Senate Names Farm Bill Conferees

Posted October 7, 2013   Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced five Republican and seven Democratic Senators to serve as...

GOP Bill Would Ban Use of SNAP Benefits for Junk Food

Posted September 18, 2013   Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) introduced a bill that would ban the use of Supplemental Nutritional Assistance...

Charitable Agricultural Research Act Introduced in Congress

Posted August 27, 2013 Members of both houses of Congress recently introduced new legislation, the Charitable Agricultural Research Act (CARA). ...

Senate Majority Leader Reid: Temporary Extension of Farm Bill Not Going To Happen

Posted:  June 24, 2013 In the wake of last week’s stunning rejection of the farm bill in the U.S. House of...

Chairwoman Stabenow to Convene Oversight Hearing on Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Senator Debbie Stabenow, (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing, “Oversight of...

Chairwoman Stabenow Issues Statement Regarding Sequestration and Elimination of Direct Payment Subsidies

Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, issued the following statement today regarding...

Senate Ag Subcommittee Members Named By Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Cochran

The final subcommittee assignments for the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry have been announced by Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking...